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44 min ago | Reuters
The world's biggest banks still could not be dismantled safely more than five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Bank of England's Deputy Governor for Financial Stability Jon Cunliffe said on Monday.
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4 hrs ago | New Scientist
WITH their massive eyes, tarsiers are high on most people's cute list. But extreme cuteness comes at a price.
6 hrs ago | The Mercury
The Wilderness Society's Vica Bayley, left, and Environment Tasmania's Phil Pullinger speak to the media about the Liberal Party's plan to rip up the forest agreement.
6 hrs ago | The Mercury
A MAN in an induced coma after a car crash could hold the key to the mysterious drowning death of a young Tasmanian woman on the Sunshine Coast.
8 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Only 1000 southern cassowaries, known for the large horn-like casque on their head, are thought to remain in far north Queensland.
9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
All over the world large, mining companies have been exploiting the earth's natural resources with reckless abandon, and paying little heed to the consequences of their actions.
10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
POLICE believe the drowning death of a 19-year-old woman on the Sunshine Coast and a nearby car crash involving a 21-year-old male may be linked.
11 hrs ago | ABC News
In 2006, Brooke Pratt was the only survivor of a fatal car crash in which three of her teenage friends were tragically killed.
A NORTH Queensland teenager could face jail time and a huge fine over a wild party and street brawl in Townsville.
THE brother of a Queensland man aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight says talk of a hijacking has left him with some hope.
A Queensland teenager could face jail time and a huge fine over a wild party and street brawl in Townsville.
Man who decked convicted child killer Brett Peter Cowan over a workplace dispute is still paying compensation to the serial paedophile Peter Littlejohn worked alongside Brett Cowan the Daniel Morcombe killer he is paying $50 a month in restitution to Cowan for an assault Fingers are being pointed over why a serial and violent child rapist like ... (more)
A Plainville, Conn. couple could face criminal charges after authorities found nearly 200 diseased chickens crammed in their home, WFSB reports .
THE Sunshine Coast church which took Brett Cowan into its flock has conceded it could have done more to protect its congregation from the serial pedophile.
QUEENSLAND households say they've been slugged with home premium hikes of up to 460 per cent.
A TEENAGE girl in southern Queensland was chased on foot after she cycled away from two men attempting to abduct her.
OUR Parliament looks set to welcome its first Vietnamese-born member following early Legislative Council counting, but will Nick Xenophon's team claim a seat? THE two Independents expected to hold the power of deciding who governs South Australia say they will not be rushed into picking sides.